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Gibson Nailed in "Hebrew Hammer" Sequel

8/30/2006 9:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Mel GibsonMel Gibson gets blown away outside Moonshadows restaurant in Malibu, and it's coming soon to a theater near you.

TMZ has obtained the opening sequence of the script for the sequel to "The Hebrew Hammer," a 2003 Jewish blaxploitation comedy starring Adam Goldberg. The sequel, called "The Hebrew Hammer 2: Hammer vs. Hitler," depicts a very drunk Mel Gibson spilling out of Moonshadows, two blondes on each arm and a bottle of Irish whiskey in hand. Gibson then obnoxiously berates the valets, leaps into his Lexus and speeds off, screaming obscenities about the Jews. Apprehended by a policeman down the road from Moonshadows, Gibson's anti-Semitic tirade is cut short when the cop -- "The Hebrew Hammer" -- puts a bullet in Gibson's head, spraying a bloody Star of David onto the windshield of his Lexus.

In the new film, written by director John Kesselman, "The Hebrew Hammer" is now married and enjoying the good life in suburbia. But the Hammer is forced to dust off his pimpy, black leather couture to confront a new menace: A time-traveling Hitler, intent on altering key moments in Jewish history -- to the detriment of the Jews

A tug-of-war has erupted over Kesselman's sequel. Insiders tell TMZ the pitch has sparked interest from Hollywood execs, in no small measure because of its hilarious-but-controversial opening scene.

Kesselman, in an interview with TMZ, explained his unorthodox-but-still-Orthodox script this way: "Young Jews love 'The Hebrew Hammer.' I think if Mel wants to truly extend an olive branch to the Jewish Community as a whole, his on-screen death would go a long way in accomplishing that goal."

Currently, Ed Pressman's ContentFilm is in negotiations to finance the project, but New Line Cinema has also expressed interest in the comedy as well. It's currently being shopped by attorney Eric Feig, Kesselman's rep at the Beverly Hills law firm of Rosen Feig Golland & Lunn.

Comedy Central Films' original "Hebrew Hammer" bombed in theaters, but went on to become a cult classic that airs regularly on cable's Comedy Central and sells briskly on DVD.
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Alyn Brodsky    

#43: Chris--Spoken like a protoypical beer-bellied, functionally illiterate redneck whose nickname is probably Bubba, who lives in a trailer--or perhaps a shanty--with an unhygenic wife and a passel of repulsive tots who are haters-in-training--and whose idea of a high old Saturday night is to go out and get stinking drunk on rot-gut booze at the local roadhouse and then cruise around in his pick-up truck in quest of some innocent girl to rape. I know your type. You're a pitiful cliche. (See if you can find a semi-educated moron in your crowd able to define the word for you.)

2973 days ago
47.

Nora    

A few days ago you had another Mel story in which you stated, "this isn't about Mel." Well, it's all about Mel and, Harvey, face up to it. It seems to a lot of us out here that you are hell bent in destroying this man's career and won't stop until you do so; and for what? A story? Go back to practicing law and leave the "Hollywood sites" to the professionals. Glad to live in New York - gee, isn't that ironic?

2973 days ago
48.

SICK IGNORANCE    

Nauseated Cleryman, you hit it on a nut shell, Chris loves to use the N word. You really have to feel sorry for him. When he crawled from under that rock he came from all he saw was his mother and father standing there holding beer bottles with no teeth. He's never been taught anything much. Just feel sorry for him. Better yet pray for him. He knows not what he is!!

2973 days ago
49.

chris    

SPOKEN LIKE A TRUE CLERGYMAN. YOUR A FAKE CLERGY AND YOU LIKE TO PROJECT ON OTHERS SO YOU CAN SLEEP A LITTLE BETTER AT NIGHT AFTER SNEAKING OUT OF YOU 7YR OLD SONS BEDROOM KNOWING YOU PROBALLY SHOULDNT HAVE STUCK YOUR C*CK IN HIS MOUTH.

2973 days ago
50.

Alyn Brodsky    

Chris: You are so profound a mental and moral basket case, I'll not waste any more time. It would be like trying to get through to a mental defective dinosaur.

2973 days ago
51.

chris    

CLERGY WHY DID YOU RESPOND THEN YOU CHILD RAPIST

2973 days ago
52.

KAR    

Anyone who justifies what Mel Gibson did as ok is not only ignorant but embarrasment to all of your faiths.....Jesus was a Jew as well as Mary , what do you think they would say....as for lisa , mohamud and the rest of you are not even worthy of any coments....and Mohamud dont speak until your people even learn how to behave in a civilized world....Dont be bitter because your people cant even get along with eachother. It,s not my fault that muslims have decided to make war against the whole world..Mohamud your coments just make me understand more the lack of class of your people. Worry about your own mess than coment on other issues....KAR (Buenos Aires)

2973 days ago
53.

ROBIN    

This is such a stupid ang ignorant attempt to discount Mel Gibson's character! The jews need to chill....love ya Mel!

2973 days ago
54.

Tiger    

Jews are filled with as much hatred as anybody else, including Mel Gibson. I don't think he did the right thing, but the Jews are really going nuts over it. As usual, the Jews are OVER-REACTING, and what they don't know is, their reactions are painful. In essence, Jews love their pain. Why else would there be annual Holocaust memorials and the Simon Weisenthal Center? "We shall never forget!" Right. Jews will never forget. And that's their problem right there. I get down on my knees and I thank God that I am not a Jew, just a "lowly" gentile. Ha ha ha ha! Enjoy your miserable lives, Jews of the world. You're miserable creatures, and you insist on making everyone else just as miserable as you all are.

2973 days ago
55.

Alyn Brodsky    

#48: Marques: You are perfectly on the mark, though you did omit a few rather vital facts about the vermin who allegedly parented this pond scum: They not only lacked teeth, they lacked shoes and were doubtless unfamiliar with soap and water. I really suspect prayers would be wasted on so miserable--and undeserving--a creature. BTW, notice his near-obsession with child rape. Hmmmm.

2973 days ago
56.

ROBIN    

The Jewish community needs to chill-out! You know that you talk about other races and religions...DO NOT deny what is a known fact. Get over it...this is so rediculous!

2973 days ago
57.

Alyn Brodsky    

#54: Babee--I wonder if those who lost family and friends in the Nazi death camps but themselves miraculously survived are aware that all they need to do banish those ghastly memories and ghosts of the past is, as you suggest, "chilld out."

2973 days ago
58.

ROBIN    

To: TheMaven: So many are so overly sensitive and so defensive! They put other races down also and are prejudice just other races. I did not say to forget there past but my goodness live life in the present. We have all had anquish and hurt and trajedy in the past! So, let's just say that we all the chosen people. My God loves all!

2973 days ago
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Alyn Brodsky    

#55; Jack: The God YOU pray to must be proud of you. You are so twisted in mind, I dare say that when the time comes to bury you, they'll have to screw you into the ground, BTW, there is nothing to be ashamed of in being a Gentile. It's the Gentiles themselves who should be ashamed that you are counted in their number.

2973 days ago
60.

Jeri    

It is amazing to me to read how people love to argue about everything. It is obvious that everyone has their own opinion in this matter. Slandering each other is not a solution. The ONLY truth here is that Mel was under the influence of alcohol and was not at his mental best when he said what he said. I don't think I know anyone who is better or smarter when in an intoxicated state.

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